An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: March 1, 2024

ELSHOLTZ, Johann Sigmund

2 entries
  • 151

Anthropometria.

Padua: typ. M. Cadorini, 1654.

Elsholtz was the first physician to study anthropometry and human proportion.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Anthropometry
  • 1962

Clysmatica nova; oder newe Clystier-Kunst.

Berlin: D. Reichel, 1665.

Elsholtz’s book on the venous infusion of medicaments was one of the first works to deal with blood transfusion. Latin edition in 1667; English translation in 1677. Reprint of Latin 1667 edition, Hildesheim, G. Olms, 1966.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS, THERAPEUTICS › Blood Transfusion